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Book Review: Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives

Jacquelyn B. Frank



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Feng, Qiushi and Paulin Tay Straughan. 2017. “What Does Successful Aging Mean? Lay Perception of Successful Aging Among Elderly Singaporeans.” The Journals of Gerontology: Series B 72 (2): 204–213.

Kaufman, Sharon. 1993. “Reflections on the Ageless Self.” Generations 17 (2): 13-16.

Kim, Boon Han, Ji Eun Choi, Joon Ah Cho, Jin. ”Hui Cho, and Min Su Kim. 2015. “Death, Fear, and Readiness as Factors Associated With Successful Aging Perspectives From the Lay Definitions of Older Patients.” Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing 17 (2): 149-156.

Lamb, Sarah. 2014 .“Permanent Personhood or Meaningful Decline? Toward a Critical Anthropology of Successful Aging.” Journal of Aging Studies 29: 41-52.



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